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Sketchy Stories: Whose Side Are You On?

Research Title: Sketchy Stories: Multiple Interview Techniques

Department: Psychology

We are looking for people to take part in a research study running in October – January. The study will involve participants going on a little mission, and being interviewed and either lying or telling the truth about that mission. The interview will be audio recorded. A follow up questionnaire and a detailed debrief will be the final stage of the study. You do not need to prepare anything for this study, preparation time will be given on the day and is included in the time above.
Participants will receive £15 (or 1.5 participant pool credits for psychology students who prefer) as a thank you for their time and successful participants will also be entered into a draw with a chance of winning £150, £75 or £50 in Amazon vouchers.
If you are interested in taking part in this study please email the Researcher directly:, and you will be sent a participant information sheet so you can discover more and determine whether you would like to take part.

Volunteers must be:

  • Age: 18+
  • Gender: Either
  • Staff/Student: Both

More Information:

£15 (or 1.5 participant pool credits if preferred for psychology students)

  • Dates: 7/10/19 - 31/1/2020
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: King Henry Building, Dept of Psychology

If you would like more information, contact Samantha Mann at

This testing has been reviewed by the Science Faculty ethics committee and been given the following ethics code: SFEC 2018-90A

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